July 29, 2009
San Francisco Jewelry Designer John S. Brana was recently interviewed by NBC's Bay Area Around Town and Fashion Reporter Nicole Ramirez. NBC Local Media uncovers and connects their users to all that San Francisco has to offer so they can be true city insiders. Click here to read full story.
November 25, 2008
May 01, 2008
Pacific Heights Newsroom - Press and Media Coverage - Celebrity Photos
New York, NY - September 19, 2007 - Daniela Torres hostess of AOL Latino Fashionista wears Amethyst 14K Gold Wire Sculpted Pendant from the Pacific Heights Collection.
January 01, 2008
It's time to make 2008 the year for high-voltage, maximum impact glamour
Dress, Ralph Lauren Women's Purple Label; Shoes, Giuseppe Zanotti; Gloves, La Crasia; Ring, John S Brana - 12 carat Blue Topaz ring set in Sterling Silver from the Pacific Heights Collection- pages 38-39
HER Pleated Halter Dress, Issey Miyake USA; Pleated Shrug, Issey Miyake USA; Shoes, Nina; Citrine Gold Ring, John S Brana - 12 carat Citrine ring set in 18k Gold from the Pacific Heights Collection- page 40
Sequin Dress, H&M; Classima Executives Watch, Baume-et-Mercier; Hosiery, Wolford; Shoes, Giuseppe Zanotti; Earrings, John S Brana - Lavender Sea Pearls from the Sonoma Collection - page 42
Oryx - The Inflight Magazine of Qatar Airways is published by The Media Factory FZ - LLC of Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
"Qatar Airways flies one of the youngest fleets in the skies. In September 2006 Qatar Airways became the launch customer of the Airbus A340-600 High Gross Weight aircraft. Innovative onboard features such as dedicated First and Business Class lounges for passengers travelling in the premium cabins are specially designed for you to unwind and relax.
The State of Qatar sits on a peninsula halfway along the western shoreline of the Arabian Gulf and is almost completely surrounded by sea. It borders Saudi Arabia to the south and is separated by the sea from the United Arab Emirates in the southeast and Bahrain in the northwest.
Qatar has a desert climate of hot summers and relatively warm winters. In the summer, the temperature ranges between 25 and 46 degrees centigrade. Rainfall in the winter is minimal and on average does not exceed 75 mm per year."
For more information on Qatar Airways, please see their website at www.qatarairways.com
January 01, 2008
Middle East & Africa - January 2008
The Fashion Files - Look Great in 2008
Join the glitterati and set a shining example for the year ahead
HER Pleated Halter Dress, Issey Miyake USA; Pleated Shrug, Issey Miyake USA; Shoes, Nina; Citrine Gold Ring, John S Brana - 12 carat Citrine ring set in 18k Gold - Pacific Heights Collection - pages 18-19
Dress, Ralph Lauren Women's Purple Label; Shoes, Giuseppe Zanotti; Gloves, La Crasia; Ring, John S Brana - 12 carat Blue Topaz ring set in Sterling Silver - Pacific Heights Collection - page 21
Dress, Aurelio Costarella; Shoes, Giuseppe Zanotti; Gloves, La Crasia; Ring, John S Brana - 20 carat Swiss Blue Topaz ring set in Sterling Silver - Pacific Heights Collection - page 24
Kempinski Luxury & Lifestyle Magazine is published by The Media Factory FZ-LLC of Dubai, United Arab Emirates. "Founded in Germany 111 years ago, Kempinski Hotels has long reflected the finest traditions of European hospitality. Today, as ever, Kempinski is synonymous with distinctive luxury.
Located in many of the world's most well known cities and resorts, the Kempinski collection includes hotels in the grand manner, pace-setting modern establishments and older hotels of individual charm. All blend gracefully into their surroundings and offer luxurious accommodation, superb cuisine and unrivalled facilities - complemented by impeccable service.
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In addition to operating many of the finest city hotels in the world Kempinski is a name that can now be found in many exciting resort locations, each combining local flair and ambience with the international standards of service and luxury that Kempinski guests have come to expect."
For more about Kempinski Hotels, check out their website at www.kempinski.com
December 01, 2007
30 carat Amethyst Earrings set in 18k Gold - page 104
A pair of earrings from jewelry designer John S. Brana will spruce up that white button-down shirt and wide-leg trouser pants. These ornate earrings from the Pacific Heights Collection ($1,235) feature 18k gold cascading swirls and ornate amethyst stones.
Gentry Magazine's mission is "to report and reflect on our community at large with intelligence, integrity, sophistication, and quality. Our distinctive coverage of people and personalities, towns and communities, history and travel, culture and events, has earned Gentry unparalleled respect and devotion from its readers."
Gentry can be found at various locations throughout the San Francisco Peninsula and South Bay - from Hillsborough to Los Altos, and Cupertino Hills to the Almaden Valley. Click here to find out more about Gentry.
March 01, 2007
No Strings Attached - Photography by Staudinger + Franke
Marionettes by Christine & Werner Hierzer
Carnelian Cabochon and Dendritic Quartz Bracelets - Pacific Heights Collection by John S. Brana
CITY Magazine experiments with the latest designer accessories in a collaboration with celebrated marionette players Christine and Werner Hierzer that can only be dubbed as "timeless." The duo has perfected this centuries-old art form at their Marionettentheater, which is housed in the exquisite baroque Schloss Schonbrunn castle. Shot in Vienna, other featured jewelry and accessories include designs from Ralph Lauren, Chopard, Sergio Rossi, Marc Jacobs, April in Paris, Bosca, Hermes, Miu Miu, and Nicole Miller.
February 01, 2007
Jewellery World Review Magazine - February, 2007 Edition
Features John S. Brana - Reflections of Nature
"Jewellery World Review is a trade magazine for the gems & jewelry industry for designers, manufacturers & exporters, and for their wholesale customers & distributors." JWR is published monthly, and was founded in February 2002.
"Based in Bangkok Thailand, Jewellery World Review has a distinctive Asian flavor, and at the same time presents international trends as they appear from around the world. The editorial content of Jewellery World Review is an eclectic coverage of design, industry news, & feature articles."
"The editorial aim of Jewellery World Review is to be constantly informative & useful to the readers. As a trade publication, Jewellery World Review attends the leading international gem & jewelry trade fairs worldwide."
July 29, 2006